8 Easy Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget


When you want to eat organic on a budget, the higher prices of certified organic items can be disheartening.

It’s helpful to begin by getting clear about what “organic” really means. Read More

Spring Cleanse


Detox Smoothie – Triple Berry Chia

I have been loving this detox smoothie lately. Although writing recipes for this site keeps me on track with mostly healthy meals, my snacks are typically whatever I can quickly grab: chips or pretzels, etc. So I really wanted to come up with something equally as quick and convenient, but also new and interesting and more nutritious too. This detox smoothie, filled with mixed berries, banana, and healthy chia seeds, fits the bill perfectly! First, the mixture of berries gives this detox smoothie a deep pink, beautiful, vibrant color that just looks delicious. And this detox smoothie tastes wonderful too, slightly sweet and slightly tart. With a rich and creamy texture that's thick enough to eat with a spoon! ... read more


Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

I can remember the days when I believed that "healthy" dishes had to be placed in a category completely separate from "delicious" and "richly flavorful" dishes. It was a tough way of thinking because it meant that when I was going for the "delicious" ... read more


Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

I seem to be on a roll with the Southwestern/Mexican-inspired dishes these days. My last post was Chipotle Quinoa with Black Beans, and today I have one of my favorite vegan dishes, Avocado Rice Bowls with a fresh homemade tomato salsa and really yummy ... read more